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August 14, 2012 5:54:13 PM

hi i have an old lga 775 computer and the motherboard i had was an oem(locked no overclocking) so i tried to force overclock the cpu c2d e6300 and the motheboard fried :cry:  :cry:  luckily for me the other components where fine :D  :D  :D  but the motherboard is gone so i want to know if this motherboard is any good.
it is: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

i will overclock and i will add a graphics card thanks
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August 14, 2012 7:28:18 PM

Low end Biostar are NOT known as a "quality" MB.
My prefernece is gigabyte or Asus.
Side Note if you were tring to OC, you may have fried the CPU also as it depends on what was damaged on the MB.
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August 14, 2012 11:36:14 PM

RetiredChief said:
Low end Biostar are NOT known as a "quality" MB.
My prefernece is gigabyte or Asus.
Side Note if you were tring to OC, you may have fried the CPU also as it depends on what was damaged on the MB.


so would this be a better option? : http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...
no need to worry bout the other components i used my little sisters computer to see if they still work she has a lga 775 comp aswell they are really good
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August 15, 2012 2:23:45 AM

Spec wize they are almost Identical,The Biostar does have one aditional PCI 1 x and one Pci slot more than the Asus.
The Asus is a micro atx board. Asus generally provides better MBs than biostar.
Out of my last 5 biulds all have been Gigabyte except my last one, a ASrock Z68 MB.
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